Safe Return to UMPI

Some things may change this academic year as we get updated guidance from the State of Maine, but our goal remains to ensure the health and safety of our entire campus community and anyone who visits campus.

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Our Plan in Brief

If you’re looking for a quick overview before you check out the plan itself, here are the top 5 things you need to know:

  1. We plan to start classes on Aug. 29 and provide on-campus offerings through May 6.

  2. Multi-layer face coverings are required unless waived by the instructor in instructional settings, including classrooms and labs, and in individual offices unless waived by the relevant employee. They are optional and welcomed in other indoor settings.

  3. All students who plan to attend class or participate in on-campus activities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (and upload vaccine card info to the UMS online portal) or obtain a System-approved exemption by Aug. 31, 2022.

  4. We will conduct arrival testing for residential students. In terms of testing throughout the fall, we will conduct COVID-19 symptomatic testing only, starting Aug. 29. This testing will be available at the Health Center in Emerson Annex.

  5. Classes will be a mix of live, online, and hybrid–simultaneously in-person and virtual.

We want to emphasize that these are our plans right now, but that, due to the nature of this pandemic, all plans are subject to change.

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Despite efforts to minimize risks, the University cannot categorically guarantee that any person entering University campuses or facilities will not contract COVID-19 or any other communicable disease and any such person must assess and accept the risks of illness or injury for themselves.
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Campus Emergency Contact Numbers

If you need to reach someone on campus, please call the following numbers:

207-768-9532 Weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

207-768-9600 Holidays, weekends, and weekday evenings between 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.